Cyber Research & Development – SME #5073


  • US-DC-Washington
  • Cybersecurity & Intelligence
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


Consults with customer to determine functional and spatial requirements of new structure or renovation. Prepares design, specifications, materials, color, equipment, estimated costs and construction time data. Plans layout of project and integrates engineering elements into unified design. Prepares scale drawing and contract for contractors. Conducts observations of work during construction to monitor compliance with specifications. Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software.

Primary Responsibilities:  Cybersecurity

  • Turning cybersecurity needs and capabilities into requirements and detailed technical solutions.
  • Developing and maintaining a list of Cybersecurity Architecture needs, dependencies, risks, and mitigation plans.
  • Analyzing cybersecurity best practices to identify gaps and improvement opportunities.
  • Developing and publishing baseline security requirements for common enterprise services to ensure capabilities are in compliance with cybersecurity directives and policies.
  • Conducting critical path analysis, risk analysis, and task dependency analysis.
  • Developing security requirements and constraints to provide input to foundational technical documents, including program architectural artifacts, business cases, and concept of operations.
  • Developing assessment criteria (metrics, measures, key performance indicators) for security requirements and implementation guidance.
  • Coordinating involvement in cybersecurity exercises.
  • Participating in external cybersecurity related governance, policy, and standards bodies.
  • Evaluating existing and emerging technologies and recommend strategies to support mission requirements.
  • Draft designs and ensure that the designs are used in the real construction work.
  • Coordination with construction and procurement to interpret drawings, specs and design documents.
  • Plan, design, and supervise building constructions.
  • Track and report work progress as well as communicate progress to stakeholders and program office.
  • May draw up a budget on behalf of the client.


  • Bachelor’s with 12+ years (or commensurate experience)
  • Active TS/SCI with Poly
  • Experience in cybersecurity responsibility areas listed above.
  • BS degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, or Information Technology is desired.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented, ability to consistently provide high-quality products that are concise, thorough, and accurate.
  • Ability to adapt in response to shifts in customer priorities.
  • Minimum 3 years working in the IC.



GovCIO is a team of transformers — people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can’t do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things – for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this missoin. Are you ready to be transformer?

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

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